Nelson Stone (born 2 June 1984) is a Papua New Guinean runner.[1] He competed in the 400 m event at the 2012 Summer Olympics but was eliminated in the first round despite setting a season's best time of 46.71.[2]

Nelson Stone
Personal information
Born (1984-06-02) 2 June 1984 (age 35)
Hula, Central Province
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Country Papua New Guinea
SportAthletics
Event(s)400m
Updated on 23 August 2016.

Personal bestsEdit

Event Result Venue Date
100 m 10.59 s (wind: -0.8 m/s)   Cairns, Queensland 23 Sep 2010
200 m 21.09 s (wind: +0.7 m/s)   Cairns, Queensland 25 Sep 2010
400 m 46.70 s   Delhi 8 Oct 2010

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Papua New Guinea
2007 Melanesian Championships Cairns, Queensland, Australia 7th 100m 11.19 (wind: -2.4 m/s)
3rd 400m 48.44
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:18.38
Pacific Games Apia, Samoa 3rd 200 m 21.69 s (wind: +0.4 m/s)
3rd 400 m 48.16 s
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:11.96 min
2009 Melanesian Championships Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia 2nd 100m 10.76 (wind: +0.1 m/s)
2nd 200m 21.59 w (wind: +2.5 m/s)
1st 400m 47.61
World Championships Berlin, Germany 7th (h) 400 m 47.13 s
2010 Oceania Championships Cairns, Australia 2nd 100 n 10.61 s (wind: -0.5 m/s)
1st 200 m 21.09 s CR NR (wind: +0.5 m/s)
2nd 400 m 47.06 s
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 6th (sf) 200 m 21.30 s (wind: +0.4 m/s)
5th (sf) 400 m 46.70 s NR
2011 Pacific Games Nouméa, New Caledonia 2nd 200 m 21.59 s (wind: -1.1 m/s)
1st 400 m 47.48 s
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 41.47 s
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:12.34 min
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 30th (h) 400m 47.86
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 6th (h) 400 m 46.71 s
2013 Oceania Championships Papeete, French Polynesia 2nd 200 m 21.98 s (wind: -1.5 m/s)
4th (h)1 400m 49.20
2014 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 4 × 200 m relay DQ
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 45th (h) 200m 21.51 (wind: -0.5 m/s)
32nd (h) 400m 47.60
14th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 41.07
10th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:10.30
Oceania Championships Rarotonga, Cook Islands 1st 200m 21.24 w (wind: +2.3 m/s)
1st (h)1 400m 48.38
2015 Oceania Championships Cairns, Queensland, Australia 5th 200m 21.67 (wind: +1.6 m/s)
3rd 400m 49.27
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 41.70

1: Did not show in the final.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nelson Stone - Biography, Commonwealth Games Federation, retrieved 21 May 2015
  2. ^ Profile Archived 2013-01-03 at Archive.today

External linksEdit